16-31 August 2014

Table of Contents

MG may soon cease publication but you can keep it alive  (Zafarul-Islam Khan) 1

Cartoon (MG/Yusuf) 1


Issue / Opinion

Hindutva and Muslims  (Dr Javed Jamil) 2

A premeditated game-plan (Sumit Paul) 2

Indian History From Dinanath Batra’s Perspective (Sumit Paul) 2

Hindu judge’s biased statement (Sumit Paul) 2

Female Circumcision: Alien To Islam (Sumit Paul) 2



Indian scholar is revising Yusuf Ali's English translation of the Qur’an 3

51 witnesses, 600 dates, nil results        3

Azamgarh again targeted by secret agencies: raids on the excuse of 'Iraq connection'     3

Anandpur's historical mosque awaits Muslims, Hindus illuminate it on festivals     3

Large quantity of dynamite and detonaters seized in UP town    3

Misleading news about youths phone calls and joining ISIS angers parents 3

White Paper on Terrorism  3



Modi govt bans film on Muzaffarnagar riots   4

Threefold surge in male teenage drinking in India: Study          4

Apex Court Acquits TADA Convicts   (Wasi Ahmad Nomani )     4

Modi’s inequality against non-Hindus questioned in European Parliament   4



“Baghdadi’s movement is based on violence and narrow- mindedness; don’t get cheated by it: Maulana Salman          5

Muslims need not fear anybody; Azaan to be on loudspeaker as usual: BJP leader in Mumbai       5

One thousand Muslims killed daily in the world; 90% killers are Muslims themselves 5

Hindutva Terror: a resounding silence (Firdaus Ahmed ) 5



The Modi Sarkar: Initial Symptoms  (Ram Puniyani) 6

India’s Religious Minorities and Dalits Weep Alone  (John Dayal)   6



Saharanpur hit by major communal riot  (Shahid Zuberi) 7

Increasing trend of divorce in Kashmir (MG News Desk)    7

Under BJP-led NDA government schemes named after BJP icons launched  (MG News Desk) 7



Arrested Muslim youth cannot be handcuffed: judge     (N. A. Ansari       ) 8

Modi-Amit Shah effect:

Riots in Rampur, Meert and many other places (N. A. Ansari  )    8

Wisdom In Gujarat – Golwalkar To AR Dave (Shamsul Islam) 8



Ajit Kumar Doval and Rajendra Kumar: Archetypal

protagonists in framing innocent Muslims in terror cases  (Mustafa Khan ) 9

Prof. Soz on minorities, J&K in Union budget   



Anti-Israel protests rock the Valley             (Afsana Rashid) 10

New yatra route opposed       (Afsana Rashid) 10

Anatomy of massacre released   (Afsana Rashid,) 10

Bombay court observation on Muslim detainees deaths     (Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam  ) 10

Exonerating Bhagat Singh (Sumit Paul) 10

(What’s Sania Mirza’s Fault?) (Sumit Paul) 10



Modi’s Silence   (Nilofar Suhrawardy) 11

Ideology as a cover for political agenda: New ICHR Chief    (Ram Puniyani) 11

Bitter harvest of a poisonous campaign 11


Men & Women In News

Syed Ali     12

A Few Hours With Dilip Kumar (Sumit Paul ) 12


Special Report

Salar Jung Museum to have Islamic gallery (Aftab H. Kola)     13

President participates in du’a at the Rashtrapati Bhawan mosque 13

Fund-raising show for the marriage of poor girls 13

ZFI Eid Milan 13


Community News

Jamia Millia  to get Medical College              14

One more youth arrested on charge of terrorism           14

Kishan Ganj College’s plan to make engineers free of charge                             14

Demand for 10 percent quota for Muslims in Maharashtra                              14

Appointment of Prof Y. S. Rao as chairman of ICHR criticised                               14

Shaheed Hasain Khan Mewati Medical College dedicated to people                             (N. A. Ansari)    14

Swamy Agnivesh questions Amarnath Yatra                             14

Delhi government’s steps for the progress of Unani Tibb                        14

Minority character of Jauhar Uni challenged in High Court 14

Gov gives approval for minority status to Jauhar University 14

Huge hawala scam in Gujarat exposed   14


Community News

247 incidents of riots in UP, Guj. witnessed 68                         15

Professor Carl W. Ernst delivered lecture on Sufism 15

MIM to Contest Assembly Polls in Maharashtra   15

SC rejects Police plea to cancel bail of terror accused  15

Goa BJP makes minorities feel insecure: MLA 15

Drop casinos, massage parlours from Goa tourism plan: Church 15

Sikhs Visit Jama Masjid In Amritsar To Greet Muslims On Eid (Kanwarpal Singh, sikh24.com ) 15

Rs 25 lakh cheque presented to the Palestine envoy (Syed Khaled Shahbaaz)  15

New building of Ghani Khan Chaudhary Institute of Engineering inaugurated by the President  15

Jaljeera, mocktails replace colas as hoteliers protest Israeli bombings in Gaza 15 



Gaza deaths and destruction shame world: UN chief    16

ISIS Isn’t Circumcising Women and Didn’t Steal $400 Million Either    16

Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state  16

Hamas Needs to Be Recognised  16



Pakistani troops to defend Saudis     (Abdus Sattar Ghazali) 17

Muslims, awake! (Harun Yahya)    17



Vandals of Our Time Ravage Gaza  (Karamatullah K. Ghori) 18

Israeli forces detained 740 Palestinian children during the first two months of 2014 and terrorize daily many more 18  


Books from Pharos Media, publishers of MG 19


Islamic Perspective

Marriage: God’s Gift to Humanity  20

Recipe for a Successful Marriage 20



Book: Promises to Keep - Investigating Government’s response to Sachar Committee recommendations, Publisher: Centre for Equity Studies, New Delhi, 2011,  21

Book: The Half Mother, Author: Shahnaz Bashir, Publisher: Hachette India, Pages: 192, Year: 2014, Price: Rs 236 …21



MG Classifieds 22


Rejoinder / Opinion / Letters

Letters column   (Aslam Mahmud) 23

Offensive ads (Mushtaq Ahmed ) 23

Ban ISIS     (S. M. Pasha) 23

KCR The Moghul of Telangana     (Mohammad Azam,) 23

"Achche Din" under Modi Government     (Dr. M. Hashim Kidwai,) 23

Swacch Bharat    (Fr Felix Rebello,) 23

Catch 22  (AH Maqdoomi,) 23

Muslim representation in Parliament    (Faheemuddin) 23

“Love jihad”      (AH Maqdoomi,) 23

Israel and Palestine    (Kodimirpal,) 23

Dilip Kumar      (Farooq Abdul Gafar Bawani,) 23

Nail one's colours to the mast    (Faheemuddin,) 23

Hindutva historiography   (Mukul Dube,) 23

Palestine    (Kaleem Kawaja,) 23

BJP (J. S. Bandukwala,) 23

Indian Civil Services  (Afroz Alam,) 23

Muslim Scholars condemn ISIS measures against Iraqi Christians (Tabish Umar Ansari) 23

Conversion of a Dalit (Dr. Malik Asghar Khan) 23

Good Citizens, listen (Khan Vellayani,) 23



Charity Alliance (Registered trust, Zakat India) 17


Qur’an – A verse a day 22

Kaanti (Weekly and Monthly) 22

Taarikh Tadween Sunnat – Islamic Studies Academy (Pvt.) Ltd. 22

Urdu Book Review 22

India’s first and only Scientific and Informative Urdu Magazine 22


With best compliments from Kaleem Kawaja (Washington DC) 24